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dissent

[disent′]
Etymology: L, dis + sentire, to feel
1 v, to differ in belief or opinion; to disagree.
2 n, (in law) a statement written by a judge who disagrees with the decision of the majority of the court. The dissent states explicit reasons for the contrary opinion. dissenting, adj.
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39) The dissenting judges (Dickson CJ and Wilson J) disagreed, concluding that "[i]f freedom of association only protects the joining together of persons for common purposes, but not the pursuit of the very activities for which the association was formed, then the freedom is indeed legalistic, ungenerous, indeed vapid.
The Policy Preferences of FOMC Members as Revealed by Dissenting Votes.
36) Here, the dissenting Justice assumes that "the decision [] which he opposes will prove to be short lived," (37) or recognizes that the "ruling is definitive only if the four dissenters .
dissenting from denial of certiorari) (internal citations omitted).
This essay will describe the form and function of dissents and show how and why Holmes devised new ways of dissenting.
COURT'S OPINION: The dissenting judge noted that on March 23, 2002, Catherine Verdier, age 85, suffered a stroke.
ISLAMABAD, April 02, 2010 (Balochistan Times): All the political parties barring PPP have given 23 dissenting notes on 18th amendment draft bill and despite these notes Constitutional Reforms committee report has been approved unanimously by committee.
Accordingly, Britain's true cultural identity and progressive vitality should be sought not in Westminster, but in Warrington, the trading town in Northwest England that was the site of the most famous Dissenting academy.
In fact, there are many sound reasons why judges at all levels decide they must provide their dissenting views.
Carper and Hunt have done a remarkable job of properly blending imagination with a supportable presentation of what was in the dissenting tradition.